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MessageBox Example

MessageBox Example

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 * Copyright (c) 1998, 2004 Jackwind Li Guojie
 * Created on Mar 18, 2004 12:03:07 AM by JACK
 * $Id$
import org.eclipse.swt.SWT;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Button;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Event;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Listener;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.MessageBox;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Shell;

public class MessageBoxExample {
  Display display = new Display();
  Shell shell = new Shell(display);

  Button button;
  public MessageBoxExample() {
    button = new Button(shell, SWT.PUSH);
    button.addListener(SWT.Selection, new Listener() {
      public void handleEvent(Event event) {
        MessageBox messageBox = new MessageBox(shell, SWT.ICON_WARNING | SWT.ABORT | SWT.RETRY | SWT.IGNORE);
        messageBox.setMessage("Save the changes before exiting?");
        int buttonID =;
        switch(buttonID) {
          case SWT.YES:
            // saves changes ...
          case SWT.NO:
            // exits here ...
          case SWT.CANCEL:
            // does nothing ...
    button.setText("Click me!");
    button.setBounds(0, 0, 100, 30);


    // Set up the event loop.
    while (!shell.isDisposed()) {
      if (!display.readAndDispatch()) {
        // If no more entries in event queue


  private void init() {


  public static void main(String[] args) {
    new MessageBoxExample();


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